Formulation Development Scientist Vacancy

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We are looking for a formulation Development Scientist to join our technical team to work between both our Liversedge (WF15) and Skipton (BD23) site.

The Role:

o To formulate, trial, and develop NEW and INNOVATIVE product formulations within Health Innovations.

o Identify product formulation improvements.

o To originate new product formulations that meet with product brief, comply with legislative and customer policy.

o To ensure formulations developed can be consistently manufactured – coordinating pre-production trials where necessary.

o Technical policies developing consistency across methodology and process across sites.

o To maintain raw material and product formulations in line with regulatory, BRC, and customer requirements.

o To prepare the Technical content on product formulation and manufacturing process for the application of various, registration requirements, dossiers and certification schemes

o To coordinate new tablet sample requests and production trials, liaising with the Production and Purchasing departments.

o Using scientific research and insight identify opportunities for new product development, improvement, or advances in manufacturing/testing processes.

o To define and coordinate appropriate raw material and product testing in order to demonstrate compliance with product specification and nominated shelf life.

o The management of the testing and release of raw materials, work in progress, and finished product against documented and agreed specifications.

o The testing and release of raw materials, semi-finished and finished product as required

o Develop Training and Educational materials that will increase understanding and awareness of New Products within the Technical, Quality, and Production teams

Ideal Candidate:

o Previous formulation experience (2 years +)

o Previous Nutraceutical /Food Industry experience (2 years +)

o The successful candidate will have a degree level science qualification (desirable)

o Experience with capsules and tablets (advantage)

This role will be based across both sites. Monday-Friday, 37.5 hours.


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